January 12, 2018

American Labor Museum Unveils Twenty-third Phase of "Silk Walk" Project

Haledon, NJ - On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at 1PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark will unveil the twenty-third phase of its Silk Walk Project.  A successful fundraiser that began in 1994, the Silk Walk is a project designed to sell engraved bricks for placement at the Landmark's front walkway and under its grape arbor.  Funds from the project are to be used for the Museum's upkeep, operating expenses, and educational programs.  This ongoing project is available for all to participate.  Silk Walks are priced from $50 to $200.

Also on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at 1PM, the Museum's annual membership meeting will take place.  Light refreshments will be served.

The Botto House National Landmark, home of the American Labor Museum, is located at 83 Norwood Street in Haledon, NJ.  It was the meeting place for over 20,000 silk mill workers during the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike.  The Museum offers a free lending library, restored period rooms, changing exhibits, Msueum Store, Old World Gardens, educational programs and special events.  The Museum's hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9AM-5PM.  The Museum is open to visitors Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4PM or by appointment.  For further information, please call the Museum at (973) 595-7953, email labormuseum@gmail.com or visit www.labormuseum.net.